Is there a difference between an opioid and an opiate? | Center on Addiction

Is there a difference between an opioid and an opiate?

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Is there a difference between an opioid and an opiate?

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If the opioid epidemic continues to accelerate at its current rate, how many people will die in the next decade?
10,000
5%
100,000
15%
250,000
27%
500,000
53%

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